When did I start having problems with my 1998 cabriolet?

When did I start having problems with my 1998 cabriolet?

In 2005 I started having problems shifing my 1998 Used Cabrio, I had to bring it to over 3,000 RPM’s and then back off the accelerator to shift to 2nd and over 4,000 back off to shift to 3rd. I brought it to a dealership (I hate the dealerships), they said that the transmission memorizes the driver and they reset the codes.

How much does it cost to rebuild a transmission on a 98 Cabrio?

I put it off and just last week brought it to Aamco who investigated through Volkswagon and found out that the 98 Cabrio was a test for this transmission module which memorizes the driver. He replaced it with a new module and also discovered because I drove it and shifted mannually that I need my transmission rebuilt, total cost $ 3,400.

What does a VW Cabrio do when its cold?

I have a 2000 VW Cabrio with 60,000 miles on it and it does the same thing when the engine is cold. It’s the computer transmission fluid sensor malfunctioning. There’s nothing wrong with the transmission. Try warming up your car first. That seems to work.

Why does my 99 Cabrio make a noise?

Our 99 Cabrio has started making a noise in the front end when you let up on the accelerator or coast. The car shifts good, has great pickup, but when you let up on the accelerator the noise starts, it seems a little better when you push in the clutch.

What’s the problem with my wife’s cabriolet?

My wife’s cabrio has similar problems. The horn flashing and hazards flashing starting going off while going down the road. The last time it happened was in the middle of a major snow storm with the heat cranked, the wipers, rear defroster and lights on. There was a puff of smoke from under the dash.

What did I do with my 1990 cabriolet?

Here’s what we did with our 1990 Cabriolet. I found a new top with the bars,etc.on Ebay for just over $200. My husband, daughter and some friends downloaded directions from the internet (free) and then they set out to change the top.

What causes a Porsche Carrera convertible top to fail?

Another part of the system that can fail is the front latch mechanism on the center front of the convertible top. This motor assembly extends a hook out that latches the top against the windshield frame. If the motor inside fails, you can still manually open or close the latch.

Is the car at the VW dealership abused?

The car was never abused and maintained at the VW dealership as it was a lease vehicle. Needless to say she is furious with this treatment, has retained legal advice and is scheduled for a small claims court appearance.

What causes transmission to slip on VW Jetta?

Faulty Temperature Sensor A faulty temperature sensor in the DSG system of models of the Jetta results in a false negative lighting of the warning lamps on the dashboard. In rare instances, this sensor results in transmission slips, causing the vehicle to shift suddenly to neutral. The affected vehicles have been recalled. 4.


When did the manual transmission have to be replaced?

At approximately 55,000 miles the manual transmission had to be replaced. The VW dealership would not offer any explanation as to which component had failed and as the warranty had expired at 50,000 miles she was on the hook for the $3000 repair bill. The car was never abused and maintained at the VW dealership as it was a lease vehicle.

Why do I have problems with my Volkswagen transmission?

The problems are mainly due to a fault in the Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) system. Volkswagen has also had problems with its high-end paddle gearbox, the Tiptronic transmission system. 1. The Tiptronic Transmission The Volkswagen’s Tiptronic transmission is very modern and uses cutting edge technology. However, it has a few inherent weak points.

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